Blue Generation

A new generation aware of the importance of the ocean.

Our goal

The Oceano Azul Foundation will set up a plan and will work with the relevant authorities to introduce ocean’s themes in the school curriculum of all children aged 5 to 9 years old in Portugal, creating a new generation more aware of the importance of the ocean and its fragile condition.

Initiative status
Stage 1 : Proposal
Initiative keywords
  • Children
  • Learning
  • Ocean
  • Portugal
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Target

Children aged 5 to 9 years old in Portugal.

Impact

A new program introduced in primary school in Portugal.

Description

This program is a key feature of the whole action plan. It envisages to bring ocean literacy to all children, resident in Portugal, with a special focus on the group between the ages 5 to 9 years old, creating a new blue generation.

This Program is to be developed in partnership with DG Education in Portugal and with the Education Ministry and the goal is to bring knowledge about the ocean and the importance of the ocean to our life on earth to children in school.

There are several initiatives under consideration, including training courses for teachers, developing contents and learning materials and also support to water sports in schools.

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June 13, 2020
Nuno Vieira Matias (1939-2020) The Oceano Azul Foundation would like to show its deepest sympathies for the loss its Trustee, Almirante Vieira Matias. A member of the Board of the Foundation since its inception, he will always be remembered for his leadership skills, for his integrity and his courage. His unmatched personality and constant support deeply marked the Foundation. [...]
June 8, 2020
ANP | WWF e Fundação Oceano Azul Defendem uma Recuperação Económica Mais Azul Declaração Um Oceano Saudável para uma Recuperação Económica Sustentável em Portugal Lisboa, 08 de junho de 2020 – No Dia Mundial dos Oceanos, a ANP|WWF e a Fundação Oceano Azul defendem que o Oceano deve ser considerado como parte integrante de uma recuperação económica mais justa e sustentável para o País. Para tal, apontam três [...]
May 5, 2020
Applications open for 3rd Edition of Blue Bio Value Accelerator The Oceano Azul Foundation and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation announce the opening of applications for the 2020 3rd edition of the Blue Bio Value Acceleration Program. Applicants can submit their projects at www.bluebiovalue.pt until the 15th of July. With the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have seen the critical importance of science, research and [...]